Disney, Warner Bros. and Sony are among several movie giants taking legal action to have the world's largest pirate sites blocked in Norway. In a lawsuit targeting 11 local ISPs and eight pirate site operators - including Pirate Bay founder Fredrik Neij - the studios are demanding a nationwide subscriber blockade.
A Florida man has been ordered to pay $30,000 for sharing a copy of the Manny Pacquiao documentary "Manny" via BitTorrent. The filmmakers accused the man of being a prolific pirate and won the case by default.
Russian search giant Yandex has ordered U.S-based Github to take down a tool that allows downloading of MP3s from its music streaming service. Yandex, which has 60% of the local search market and has deals with Universal, Sony and Warner to offer a Spotify-like platform, says that the music downloader…
Italian Internet providers must block access to Popcorn Time, the Criminal Court of Genoa ordered today. The order affects three domain names including those of the most used forks. Whether the blockade will be very effective is doubtful as the applications themselves will still work.
The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' tops the chart this week, followed by ‘Mad Max: Fury Road.' 'San Andreas' completes the top three.
The metaphors we use determine how we see the world. When we're calling all stories, songs, news, gossip, and bedtime stories the bland "content", we reinforce that they're contained by something.
Companies wishing to process, handle or distribute video content for the MPAA have to go to extraordinary lengths to become accredited by the Hollywood group. From background checks on all personnel and the banning of certain types of clothing, to food restrictions and personal searches, the MPAA hopes to keep…
For people who are constantly on the go, it can be quite convenient to download torrents remotely. With Offcloud this is an option. The service enables users to download torrents directly to their Dropbox or Google Drive account, automatically syncing the files across all devices.
The Pirate Bay is down at the moment, causing a mild panic among many BitTorrent users. While some fear the worst, the site probably won't be offline for very long.